BY PHOEBE WANJOHI.
Kahawa West Law Courts has allowed Anti-Terror Police to detain alleged businessman for five days over terror links.
Senior Principal Magistrate Boaz Ombewa allowed police to detain Abdikadir Elmi Robleh pending investigations in relation with terrorism.
Anti-Terror Police through Sergeant Cyrus Ikade told the court that the suspect was arrested on September 17 at 1600hours at Pangani Shopping Center within Starehe Sub-county in Nairobi in connection to financial of terror activities by ATPU officers.
He told the court the suspect is being investigated for several terrorism act including collection of information for the commission of terrorism and membership of a terror group which both attract 50 years jail term.
ATPU added that they believe Robleh has other associates and they are yet to be apprehended and their arrest is vigorously being pursued by security agencies both locally and internationally.
“The activities of the Respondent Abdikadir Robleh and his associate pose a great risk to the National Security of the entire human race in the world and his actions must be fully investigated”, added investigating officer.
According to Ikadi, investigations carried out so far shows that Robleh is the Director of Nadir Integrated Academy and Amud secondary school both believed to be allegedly offering education without being registered by the ministry of education.
Upon preliminary interview, it was noted that Robleh mobile phone have several foreign numbers suspected to belong to terrorists and that they have made several calls to such numbers.
“The investigations requires phone details of all the persons Robleh have been communicating with both in Kenya and outside, their digital print trail (forensic examination of mobile phones) and it is important for him to be detained by the Anti-Terrorism police (A. T. P. U) to enable detailed criminal investigations to be carried out”, Ikade told the court